Reason for rpath usage on arm64

Ken Cunningham ken.cunningham.webuse at
Mon May 30 13:26:33 UTC 2022

Iain has added what MacPorts needed to the gcc branches he maintains, and
plans to push them through. This option will let us add the needed rpath to
where MacPorts puts the gcc libraries.


Also, re cmake PG, changing the cmake option for in-build library paths
should have no affect on the final installed files.



On Sun, May 29, 2022 at 23:56 Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:

> On May 30, 2022, at 01:01, Ken Cunningham wrote:
> > ah yes, your question was arm64-specific so that led to the gcc
> assumption.
> >
> > the way the cmake PG configures cmake breaks testing on all archs and
> systems.
> It worked for me on Catalina x86_64 but not on Big Sur arm64, and I was
> trying to understand why this difference exists.
> > this comes up regularly, eg
> >
> >
> >
> > Perhaps it might beneficially be changed.
> I'm assuming that just changing the default in the cmake 1.1 portgroup
> could cause problems (or at least nonreproducibility) for ports already
> using the portgroup, so perhaps this change, plus any others we want to
> make to the cmake portgroup, should be in a new cmake 1.2 portgroup.
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